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Step inside the chaos of America's infamous beauty pageant - Secrets of Miss America

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Miss America is one of the largest and most profitable beauty pageants in the world. First founded over 100 years ago, the competition is meant to be the epitome of American ideals. But the sinister truth at the heart of the organisation is uncovered when there is a leak of the Board of Directors' emails. Now ex-Miss America contestants and staff members tell the inside story of one of America's most infamous institutions.